Monthly Archives: March 2013

LLI goes to TOM6@ McGill

This weekend we had an excellent showing at the Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal conference on Semantics. Of our members, we had one invited talk (Dr. Raj Singh “Hurford Disjunctions and Embedded Implicatures”), two paper presentations (Liz Christie “Testing the argument status of the … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: March 20, 2013

For our second meeting this week, we will have two more practice presentations, this time for the TOM6 poster session. Maryam Hossini will present “The semantics of the Persian object marker ra” Amir Anvari will present “Crossreferencing and accommodation”

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SLaLS talk: April 5, 2013, Dr. Robert Henderson

There will be a SLaLS talk on April 5 from 3-4:30pm in 415 St. Patrick’s. Dr. Robert Henderson of McGill University will  give his talk entitled “How to build a gradable predicate in Mayan” Abstract: This talk investigates an enigmatic … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: March 18, 2013

This week in LLI we will have 2 practice talks for the TOM6 conference this coming weekend. Liz Christie will give a talk entitled “Testing the argument status of the unaccusative resultative” Sebastien Plante will give a talk entitled: “Types … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: March 15, 2013

There will be a LLI meeting tomorrow, Friday the 15th from 1-2:30 pm in DT 2203, given by Ash on his ongoing work. Below you can see the abstract. Title: Flexible Composition and the Argument/Adjunct Distinction in LFG+Glue Abstract: Syntactic … Continue reading

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Distinguished visitor, Dr. Thomas Bever

This week we will have several talks and meetings with Dr. Thomas Bever. Please take the time to attend as many of these events as possible. Here is the schedule and description of his talks: ———- Thomas G. Bever, Regent’s … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: March 4, 2013

Our LLI meeting is tomorrow at 10-11:30 am in DT 2203. There will be a discussion on the following paper, suggested by Dan: The Lexical Integrity Hypothesis in a New Theoretical Universe by Lieber, R., & Scalise, S.

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